Society & Culture:Philosophy
#9: Labor Under Capitalism
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1:05: What are the essential processes of an economy?
2:15: What is essential to production in an economy?
4:23: What are 3 types of values associated with economic production?
10:23: What is Marx’s law of value or the labor theory of value?
18:55: What is “the tendency of the rate of profit to fall?”
25:15: What is a labor union?
28:45: Delta Airlines’ anti-Union propaganda https://lat.ms/2KpqXfy
29:50: Unionized workers tend to make more money https://cnnmon.ie/2MtBUiN
33:00: What is the purpose of a labor union?
33:26: What is a strike?
36:29: The UPS strike of 1997 https://bit.ly/2HTwEAI
37:00: What is a scab?
38:30: How do scabs undermine labor organizing?
41:55: What are the strengths and weaknesses of unions?
55:15: What were some major victories for labor in the 19th century?
56:50: The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 https://bit.ly/2xkInUp
1:05:00 What role has the left played in labor organizing in the U.S?
1:06:50: The Taft-Hartley Act https://bit.ly/2wDgiWe
1:10:30: Organizing a union in your workplace: https://bit.ly/2taxsZH
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